General Military Merit Medal

SKU: 02.HAN.0103.101.01

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  • Silver Medal Obverse
  • Silver Medal Reverse
  • Silver Medal Rim

Attributes

  • country
    Germany
  • date of institution
    June 5, 1841

Physical Description


A circular medal constructed of silver. The obverse bears the crowned monogram of King Ernst August of Hannover. The reverse bears the inscription KRIEGER VERDIENST", encompassed by a laurel wreath. The name of the recipient of the medal is engraved on the rim. On a loop for suspension.

History


The General Military Merit Medal was established by King Ernst August of Hannover on June 5, 1841. The medal was conferred upon Non-Commissioned Officers and Soldiers for meritorious military service.

Approximately 7,000 Medals were awarded.

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  • Price

    $175 USD

  • Composition

    Silver

  • Inscription

    Obv: EAR Rev: KRIEGER VERDIENST Rim: [RECIPIENT'S NAME]

  • Size

    25mm

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